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View Poll Results: age at first sport bike
18 and under 38 25.17%
19 - 21 47 31.13%
22 - 26 34 22.52%
old guy 33 21.85%
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:05 AM   #21
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Had I done it sooner, I may not be here to discuss it.
same..i got mine at 26 which was not too long ago, but if i had gotten it at age 19 i dont think i would be here. A few years make a big difference in experience and mentality wise.
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:05 AM   #22
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same..i got mine at 26 which was not too long ago, but if i had gotten it at age 19 i dont think i would be here. A few years make a big difference in experience and mentality wise.
yep, if i had my busa as a first bike, i prolly wouldn't be here either... i went full throttle everywhere i went on that old 600, i'm glad it would only do about 135
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:07 AM   #24
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:12 AM   #26
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:16 AM   #27
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I bought my bike brand new from the dealer when i was 19.
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:18 AM   #28
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:22 AM   #29
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So if you're older than 26 you're an old guy? :(
I've never owned a sport bike and don't think I can ever get over the ergonomics and lack of practicality of it.

I had an SV650S that was sort of like a sport bike when I was 25.
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:24 AM   #30
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Old 03-18-2008, 10:02 AM   #31
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Old 03-18-2008, 10:36 AM   #32
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Old 03-18-2008, 10:56 AM   #34
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Does a kan o tuna fit the sportbike category? If so, I was 17...but didn't get to ride it until my 18th b-day when I went and got my M class.
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Old 03-18-2008, 10:56 AM   #35
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Old 03-18-2008, 10:57 AM   #36
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Old 03-18-2008, 11:10 AM   #37
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Old 03-18-2008, 12:13 PM   #38
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Old 03-18-2008, 12:17 PM   #39
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Old 03-18-2008, 12:22 PM   #40
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